The Reputation's to force a fate is their second album and first for Lookout. The band is fronted by vocalist/guitarist Elizabeth Elmore who led the popular band Sarge in the 90's. The Reputation are from Chicago, IL and have a sound that combines melodic punk with the fragile emotion of alt-country and 70's singer-songwriters. to force a fate was produced by Mike Hagler and features 10 songs. The album has the same driving midwestern power behind groups like Naked Raygun, Alkaline Trio and Pegboy, tempered with delicate flourishes of piano, strings and horns, brought together by Elizabeth's sultry, captivating vocals.